UNESCO has declared that the Peninsula Valdes is a World Heritage Centre. Its panoramic coastal scenery and the array of wildlife that inhabit the area are varied. For instance there are elephant seals, sea lions and Magellan penguins in addition to southern right whales, guanacos and maras. Above all, this tour will allow you to explore the breathtaking beauty of one of Argentina’s natural gems.
On arrival at Trelew Airport you will be met and
transferred to your HOTEL in Puerto Madryn.
Day 2Peninsula Valdes
Your tour will begin in Ameghino Isthmus at the Interpretation Centre. Afterwards, visit Punta Pirámides lobería to see the seal colony there, Caleta Valdés to see an elephant seal colony and a penguin rookery to possibly see Magellan penguins. Throughout the tour you will be able to see typical Patagonian wildlife such as guanacos and maras. (B)
Day 3Peninsula Valdes
Today you will travel through the Patagonian steppe to first reach Gulfo Nuevo where you will find the Punta Ninfas lighthouse. The beaches that surround Punta Ninfas are a favourite breeding spot amongst elephant seals. Continue on to El Pedral, an authentic Patagonian estancia built at the beginning of the 20th century. Enjoy a tour of a nearby Magellan penguin colony before lunch and taking part in the activities at the Estancia. (B, L)
Today you will be transferred to Trelew for your onward flight. (B)